Diesel Systems Technician 2

Lively Tech’s Diesel Technology program is a state of the art training facility offering a program at a fraction of the cost of other programs. Lively’s purpose is to teach the student the theory and hands-on application of the diesel/heavy truck repair industry.  We train the student through intense classroom instruction; individual study and practical advanced troubleshooting technology.  Our graduates can be employed nationwide in the diesel/heavy truck industry, building a career doing something they love. There are many careers within the diesel/heavy truck industry and the demands are growing daily.

Program Overview

Lively Technical College’s Diesel Systems Technician 2 program prepares students for entry into the Diesel Service industry. Students study engine, cylinder head, valve train, engine block, lubrication, cooling, air induction, exhaust, fuel, and engine brakes diagnostics, service, and repair. Students study general electrical systems, batteries, starting, charging, lighting, gauges, warning devices, and related electrical system diagnostics, service, and repair.

Diesel Maintenance Technician
Diesel Maintenance Technician

Employment Opportunities

  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Small Engine Diesel Mechanic
  • Marine and Railroad Engine Diesel Mechanic
  • Large and Commercial Vehicle Repair and Maintenance Mechanic
  • Commercial Fleet Mechanic

What You'll Learn

  • Inspect and service Engine Systems record findings as needed.
  • Diagnose and repair Fuel system
  • Diagnose and repair Air induction and exhaust system
  • Diagnose and repair Cooling system
  • Diagnose and repair Lubrication system
  • Diagnose and repair Instruments and controls
  • Diagnose and repair Safety equipment
  • Diagnose and repair Hardware
  • Diagnose and repair Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVA
  • Diagnose and repair Battery and starting systems
  • Diagnose and repair Electrical/Electronic charging systems
  • Diagnose and repair Lighting system
  • Diagnose and repair Air brake systems.
  • Diagnose and repair Hydraulic brake systems.
  • Inspect, service and record Drive Train systems.
  • Diagnose and repair Suspension and steering systems.
  • Diagnose and repair Tires and wheels.
  • Diagnose and repair Frame and fifth wheel.
  • HVAC systems diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • A/C system and component diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • Diagnose and repair Compressor and clutch.
  • Diagnose and repair Evaporator, condenser, and related components.
  • Heating and engine cooling systems diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • Electrical system diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • Air/vacuum/mechanical diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • Refrigerant recovery, recycling, and handling.
  • Steering column diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • Steering units diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • Steering linkage diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • Suspension systems diagnosis and repair.
  • Wheel alignment diagnosis, adjustment, and repair.
  • Wheels and tires diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • Frame and coupling diagnosis, service, and repair.
  • Clutch diagnosis and repair.
  • Transmission diagnosis and repair.
  • Driveshaft and universal joint diagnosis and repair.
  • Drive axle diagnosis and repair.
  • General hydraulic system diagnosis and repair.
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic pumps.
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic filtration/reservoirs (tanks).
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic hoses, fittings, and connections.
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic control valves.
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic actuators
Diesel Maintenance Technician

Program Admission Requirements

  • AGE: 16 years or older
  • Or meet other basic skill requirements.
  • Valid driver’s license required for all students.

Program Requirements

Diesel Systems Technician 2 · T650200 · 750 Hours

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length SOC Code
A DIM0103 Diesel Engine Preventative Maintenance Technician 150 49-3031
B DIM0106 Diesel Heating and Air Conditioning Technician 150 49-3031
C DIM0107 Diesel Steering and Suspension Technician 150 49-3031
D DIM0108 Diesel Drivetrain Technician 150 49-3031
E DIM0109 Diesel Hydraulics Technician 150 49-3031

Program Costs

$2,190.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 750 hours)
$383.40 Bookstore Costs
$90.00 Registration Fee ($45.00 per semester x 2)
$100.00 Facility Usage Fee ($100.00 per semester x 2)
$320.00 Lab Fee ($160.00 per semester x 2)
$15.00 Miscellaneous Fees (1st semester)
Total Costs $3,098.40

Employers of Graduates

Program Instructors

Todd O’Neal
Todd O’Neal

Phone: 850-745-6663

Email: onealt@leonschools.net

Darrel Johnson
Darrel Johnson

Phone: 850-487-7458

Email: johnsond1028@leonschools.net

Occupational Advisory Committee

Mike Pitts
Capital Truck Inc.
David Carroll
Four Stars Freightliner Trucks
Gerard Moore
Gadsden County Schools Fleet Department